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No Matter How Right-Wing Media Spin It, Millions Would Feel "Sharp Effects" Of GOP Budget

Right-wing media have responded to criticism of Rep. Paul Ryan's GOP budget plan by trying to reframe the plan as not actually calling for spending "cuts," but that it simply limits the rate of an increase in spending. But experts agree that Ryan's plan would indeed reduce funding to programs that assist millions of low- and middle-income Americans; as the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has noted, Ryan's plan includes reductions in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funding that alone would "necessitate ending assistance for millions of low-income families.
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"Mr. Budget": Right-Wing Media Praise Paul Ryan's Harmful, Gimmicky Budget

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (2 years ago)

Right-wing media figures are heaping praise on Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-WI) budget plan, with one Fox host calling Ryan "Mr. Budget." In fact, Ryan's budget plan would harm many Americans: It increases taxes on the poor while cutting the... Read Post

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US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (18 hours ago)

Instead of talking about birth control or sexual assault, GOP strategists are looking toward osteoporosis. The post Right Wing Plans To Reframe ‘Women’s Health Issues’ To Focus On Preventing Brittle Bones appeared first on ThinkProg... Read Post

Poverty Experts Skeptical That Paul Ryan’s Plan Can Actually Reduce Poverty

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (21 hours ago)

Paul Ryan's new plan sounds logical -- but will it actually work? The post Poverty Experts Skeptical That Paul Ryan’s Plan Can Actually Reduce Poverty appeared first on ThinkProgress. Read Post


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